Olympics - 28 Jul 2016
International federations fear they could be embroiled in legal disputes over which Russian athletes they clear or disqualify from taking part in next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro beyond the opening ceremony of the games on 5 August, and right up to the start of the competitions in their respective sports, depending on the involvement of the Court of Arbitration for Sport in their cases.
Olympics - 27 Jul 2016
TV Azteca and Televisa, the Mexican commercial broadcasters, are set to lose around $45 million in advertising sales as a result of failing to acquire rights to show the forthcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, according to a report by Forbes.mx.
Soccer - 26 Jul 2016
The LFP, French soccer’s professional league, has submitted requests to top-flight clubs Marseille, Nice and Paris Saint-Germain for camera positions adopted during the recent Uefa European Championships to be retained at their stadia.
Baseball - 25 Jul 2016
Twitter, the social networking site, has stepped up its involvement in live sports streaming by agreeing a deal to show weekly out-of-market games from North America's Major League Baseball and National Hockey League.
Weightlifting - 22 Jul 2016
A radical move announced recently by the International Weightlifting Federation to withdraw places in this summer’s Olympic Games from former eastern bloc countries with an especially bad doping record, and suspend the national weightlifting federations of Kazakhstan, Belarus and Russia for a year, is nothing new, according to Attila Adamfi, the IWF’s director general.
Golf - 21 Jul 2016
IMG, the international sports and entertainment agency, has agreed a partnership with VisitScotland, the Scottish tourism agency, to stage the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles.
Games - 20 Jul 2016
The European Olympic Committees has said it will talk to other cities about potentially staging the second edition of the European Games in 2019, after its hopes of hosting the event in Russia were dashed by this week's publication of the McLaren report, which uncovered a state-sponsored doping programme.
Golf - 19 Jul 2016
Sky, the UK pay-TV broadcaster, attracted a peak audience of 1.19 million subscribers for live coverage of the final day’s play from golf’s British Open on Sunday, a figure bettered by the evening highlights show aired by the BBC, the UK public-service broadcaster.
Basketball - 18 Jul 2016
The Golden State Warriors, of North American basketball's NBA, are seeking $15 million to $20 million per season from a brand wanting to sponsor their jersey.
Olympics - 15 Jul 2016
Swiss Olympic, Switzerland’s national Olympic committee, has boasted a successful conclusion to the first phase of an exhaustive process aimed at deciding whether to submit one of five possible projects for hosting the 2026 winter Olympic Games to the International Olympic Committee.